November 2020

Five Zicklin BBAs Win Paid Fellowships

Recent Zicklin School BBAs Reema Doleh, Daliza Peralta, Mohammed Hashif, Taalat Ahmed (pictured; clockwise from upper right) and Ian Kessler (not shown) have won six-month paid fellowships at various bureaus within the Office of the New York City Comptroller. The program is part of a CUNY partnership created to jump-start careers for future New York City leaders.

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Zicklin MBA Named to 2020 Crain’s New York Business List of Notable Women in Accounting

Dana Zukofsky (MBA, ’07), an accountant at BDO specializing in food and beverage, was one of 86 women honored this year as notable women in accounting and consulting. She sat down for a Q&A with Zicklin News.

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New Normal in Business Webinar: Crisis, Opportunity, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

On November 10, please join Jonnel Doris, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services (top left); Zicklin professor Scott Newbert (top right); our benefactor Larry Zicklin (BBA, ’57; bottom left); Associate Dean Gwen Webb (bottom right), and Dean Fenwick Huss (center), to discuss how small businesses can seize opportunities to solve problems in innovative ways.


Zicklin Professor and Alum Co-Publish Article on Bias in Accounting

Paquita Davis-Friday, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting, and Lee B. Boyar (MBA, ’12) wrote about bias in accounting for The CPA Journal, the official publication of the New York State Society of CPAs.

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Zicklin in the Media

Alumnae Angela Chen (BBA, ’97) XiXi Dong (BBA ’07), Mary Vasilescu (BBA, ’02), and Dana Zukofsky (MBA, ’07) were named to the Crain’s New York Business 2020 List of Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting. (Also see the interview with Dana, above.)

Professor Marc Edelman, Department of Law, was quoted in a New York Times article about the NFL’s embrace of Las Vegas and legalized sports betting. He also co-wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post criticizing plans to restart college football.

Fenwick Huss, Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School, was quoted in MONEY about why business colleges have been quicker to adapt to COVID-19. The same article named Baruch College the #1 college for business majors.

“Constitutional restrictions simply do not apply to private employers,” Professor Debbie Kaminer, Department of Law, told MarketWatch in an article about the possibility of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines.

Does teletriage — telemedicine offering basic healthcare advice — help hospitals manage healthcare demand effectively? Not necessarily, according to research co-published by Associate Professor Alex Mills in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

Grad student Charles Mournet (MS, Statistics) had a virtual internship in supply chain this summer at Anderson-Negele, a manufacturer of hygienic instruments and sensors; a local newspaper wrote about his experience.

Zicklin Events

Due to coronavirus, all in-person events have been canceled. We continue to offer an array of virtual events for the Zicklin community.

Graduate Marketing Programs at Zicklin
November 5, 10-11 am

Financial Independence on a College Student’s Budget: Strategies for Raising Capital and Building Your Own Banking System
Entrepreneurial Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
Offered by the Field Center for Entrepreneurship
November 5, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Financing Your Graduate Education
November 6, 10-11 am

Zicklin’s Full-Time MBA and Evening MBA Programs
November 10, 2-3 pm

Executive Application Tips Webinar
November 11, 12-1 pm

Process Driven Businesses: Your Business Process is an Algorithm
Entrepreneurial Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
Offered by the Field Center for Entrepreneurship
November 12, 12:30-1:30 pm

Graduate Information Systems and Statistics Programs at Zicklin
November 13, 10-11 am

Application Workshop Webinar
November 17, 10-11 am

XBRL Investor Forum
Organized by the Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
November 17-18, 1-4:30 pm

What’s Next? Why Baruch Seniors Should Consider an MS at Zicklin
November 20, 10-11 am

Financing Your Executive Degree
November 20, 12-1 pm

Learn more about Zicklin’s graduate and executive programs at these information sessions, open houses, and webinars.